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Evi & Chris’s Prestonwood Country Club Wedding in Cary, NC

Chris & Evi were married and had their wedding reception at Prestonwood Country Club in Cary, NC.  Thanks for letting us celebrate with you and best wishes! We will never forget your wedding

Chris & Evi’s Vendor Team

Venue:  Prestonwood Country Club

Officiant: 

Photography:  Bowtie Colllaborative

DJ: Brian with All Around Raleigh DJ

Wedding Event Lighting and Uplighting: All Around Raleigh DJ Company

Event Coordination and Planning: Sally Oakley Events

Wedding Florist: Knots n Such

Hair and Makeup: Silver Ceiling

Videographer: Blu Couture

5.0/5.0
Great experience and music all around!

All Around Raleigh DJ performed at our wedding and my husband and I could not have been more pleased with them! We worked specifically with Brian who did an amazing job choosing just the right songs for each moment on our big day. Good music really sets the mood, and it was nice to see all of our guests enjoy themselves the whole time. Highly recommend them! – Evi & Chris

 

Evi & Chris’s Wedding Planner

Prestonwood Country Club

6 pm – DJ set up and playing music.  Ceremony musicians will start playing.

6:30 – Ceremony Begins

  • DJ will provide microphones for ceremony musicians and Officiant

6:55 to 7:50 – Cocktail Hour

8:00 – Grande Entrance

  • Song is ‘Young Blood’ by The Naked and Famous
  • Melissa and Carter
  • Adam and Michael
  • Sarah and Nick
  • Jessica and Kyle
  • Maggie and Aaron
  • Mr & Mrs Chris & Evi!!

8:10 – Dinner Begins

  • Blessing by Evi’s Father John

8:50 – Toasts

  • Evi and Chris will give a quick toast before Aaron and Maggie
  • Best Man and Matron of Honor

9:00 – First Dance

  • Song is ‘I Would Do Anything For You’ by Foster the People

9:05 – Father/Daughter Dance

  • Song is ‘’Isn’t She Lovely’ by Stevie Wonder (end at ~2 min)
  • John and Meg

9:10 – Mother/Son Dance

  • Song is ‘Momma’ by Boyz II Men (end at ~2 min)
  • Jason and Tamara

9:30 – Cake Cutting

  • Song is ‘Sweet Disposition’ by Temper Trap

9:35 – Party Time!!

12:00 – Expected end of Evi & Chris’s Wedding Spectacular

 

Prestonwood Country Club Cary Wedding DJ

Prestonwood Country Club Cary Wedding DJ








Meg & Jason’s Touch of Greek Wedding at The Cotton Room in Durham, NC

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Meg & Jason were married and had their wedding reception at The Cotton Room in the fall of 2014.  Jason and his family are Greek so of course we had to have some traditional Greek music and dancing!  This one started off a little formal but quickly turned into one of the craziest dancing crowds that we have seen.  We helped the bride and groom plan everything from Texas via Skype and e-mail where they live today.  There was some sort of crazy history of Jason dancing to ‘Billie Jean’ and they told DO NOT play it unless requested by the bride and groom and sure enough at about 11 pm we got the ‘ok’ (photos below!).  Thanks for being our clients Meg & Jason and best wishes. We will never forget your wedding!

Here is some of the Greek music that we played:

  • Aravod – Kalamatiano
  • Trio Hellenque – Kalamatiano
  • Michael Hartophilis & His Orcehstara – Kalamatiano 
  • Haralabos Garganourakis – Pentozalis

Meg & Jason’s Vendor Team

Venue The Cotton Room 

One of Durham’s most popular wedding venues and one of our absolute favorites.  Just look at this place in the photos below … beautiful and so original.

Officiant Reverend Robin Renteria 

Robin always treats her clients and their incredibly important day with the respect it deserves and did a fantastic job for them!

Photography:  InContrast Images 

They exceeded our expectations as always!  Elisa & Trey are an absolute pleasure to work with and, as you can see below, very talented.

 

Megan & Jason’s Wedding Planner

The Cotton Room, Durham, NC

6 pm – DJ set up and playing music.  Ceremony musicians will start playing.

6:30 – Ceremony Begins

  • DJ will provide microphones for ceremony musicians and Officiant

6:55 to 7:50 – Cocktail Hour

8:00 – Grande Entrance

  • Song is ‘Young Blood’ by The Naked and Famous
  • Melissa and Carter
  • Adam and Michael
  • Sarah and Nick
  • Jessica and Kyle
  • Maggie and Aaron
  • Mr & Mrs Jason and Meg!!

8:10 – Dinner Begins

  • Blessing by Meg’s Father John

8:50 – Toasts

  • Meg and Jason will give a quick toast before Aaron and Maggie
  • Best Man and Matron of Honor

9:00 – First Dance

  • Song is ‘I Would Do Anything For You’ by Foster the People

9:05 – Father/Daughter Dance

  • Song is ‘’Isn’t She Lovely’ by Stevie Wonder (end at ~2 min)
  • John and Meg

9:10 – Mother/Son Dance

  • Song is ‘Momma’ by Boyz II Men (end at ~2 min)
  • Jason and Tamara

9:30 – Cake Cutting

  • Song is ‘Sweet Disposition’ by Temper Trap

9:35 – Party Time!!

12:00 – Expected end of Meg & Jason’s Wedding Spectacular

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Meg & Jason’s wedding courtesy of www.incontrastimages.com by All Around Raleigh DJ

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Meg & Jason’s wedding courtesy of www.incontrastimages.com by All Around Raleigh DJ

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Meg & Jason’s wedding courtesy of www.incontrastimages.com by All Around Raleigh DJ

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The Entrance of Meg & Jason’s wedding courtesy of www.incontrastimages.com by All Around Raleigh DJ

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Dad’s Speech at Meg & Jason’s wedding courtesy of www.incontrastimages.com by All Around Raleigh DJ

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First Dance at Meg & Jason’s wedding courtesy of www.incontrastimages.com by All Around Raleigh DJ

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Father/Daughter Dance Meg & Jason’s wedding courtesy of www.incontrastimages.com by All Around Raleigh DJ

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The Cake Cutting at Meg & Jason’s wedding courtesy of www.incontrastimages.com by All Around Raleigh DJ

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Meg & Jason’s wedding courtesy of www.incontrastimages.com by All Around Raleigh DJ

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Meg & Jason’s wedding courtesy of www.incontrastimages.com by All Around Raleigh DJ

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Meg & Jason’s wedding courtesy of www.incontrastimages.com by All Around Raleigh DJ

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Meg & Jason’s wedding courtesy of www.incontrastimages.com by All Around Raleigh DJ

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Meg & Jason’s wedding courtesy of www.incontrastimages.com by All Around Raleigh DJ

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Meg & Jason’s wedding courtesy of www.incontrastimages.com by All Around Raleigh DJ

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Meg & Jason’s wedding courtesy of www.incontrastimages.com by All Around Raleigh DJ

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Meg & Jason’s wedding courtesy of www.incontrastimages.com by All Around Raleigh DJ

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Meg & Jason’s wedding courtesy of www.incontrastimages.com by All Around Raleigh DJ

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Meg & Jason’s wedding courtesy of www.incontrastimages.com by All Around Raleigh DJ

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Meg & Jason’s wedding courtesy of www.incontrastimages.com by All Around Raleigh DJ

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Billie Jean at Meg & Jason’s wedding courtesy of www.incontrastimages.com by All Around Raleigh DJ

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A Beautiful Wedding at The Cookery for Shannon & Patrick in Durham, NC

We first met Shannon & Patrick at a bridal show about 16 months before their wedding and got to know them really well leading up to their wedding day.  They absolutely loved the history and textures at their amazing wedding venue, The Cookery.  We got to provide audio for their ceremony in the courtyard then we fired up the main system for the reception while providing a wireless speaker in the courtyard and cocktail room.  Check out Robin Lin Photography‘s great work in the photos below!

They instructed us to “do what we do” and make sure everyone has an amazing time but keep it clean and no hard rap.  We introduced them to ‘Can’t Stop the Feeling’ by Justin Timberlake for the bridal party then ‘Happy’ by Pharrell for bride and groom.  Shannon & Patrick then had their first dance to ‘Better Place’ by Rachel Platten.  The Father/Daughter dance song was to ‘Daughters’ by John Mayer and the Mother/Son dance song was ‘Humble and Kind’ by Tim McGraw.  Dinner was amazing as always at The Cookery.  After the toasts by the best man and the maid of honor we opened up the dance floor.  Since, they were such close-knit family focused people, most of the guests were family that had traveled a long ways so we had a super fun celebration on the dance floor from start to finish!

Congratulations and thank you so much Patrick & Shannon!

Shannon & Patrick’s Wedding Vendor Team!

 

Venue: The Cookery

Coordinator: Whitney with C&D Events

Florals: University Florist

Photographer:  Robin Lin Photography

Makeup Artist: Makeup For Your Day

Wedding Cake: Sugarland

Officiant: Barbara Lodge


A Swanky Wedding at The Mayton Inn in Cary, NC for Cassie & Trevor

Diane McKinney Photography http://dianemckinney.com

Cassie & Trevor and their favorite people were so incredibly gracious and fun and this was one good looking wedding too. Look at these amazing photos from Diane McKinney Photography!  It was so important to Cassie & Trevor that their guests had fun and that they had great music at their wedding so they let us have full control of the playlist besides a few very important songs. The Mayton Inn hosted their wedding and we had so much fun working with the incredible staff at this beautiful wedding venue hotel in downtown Cary, NC

Trevor & Cassie’s wedding day was casual, fun, smooth and very unique. Here is to many years of happiness to Cassie & Trevor from all of us to both of you!

Check out Cassie & Trevor’s Wedding Vendor Team!

 

Venue: The Mayton Inn

Photographer:  Diane McKinney Photography

Caterer: The Mayton Inn

Florals: Fallons Flowers

Wedding Minister: Kevin Holland

 

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Brier Creek Country Club Wedding for Lauren and Renato in Raleigh, NC

Photo Credit to Kevin Seifert Photography

 

How much did we love working with Lauren & Renato?! Soooo much!  We met Lauren & Renato at small event in Lafayette Village about a year before their wedding and we immediately noticed and appreciated how excited they were to get married and they just seemed to smile all the time.  They ended up working with a few of the members of the NC Wedding Ring: Watkins Flowers of Distinction, Kevin Seifert Photography and us of course.  Brier Creek Country Club hosted their wedding and looked perfect as always!  Their on-site coordinator was Shannon and she was such a pleasure to work with and really catered to the clients on their wedding day.

Lauren & Renato’s music choices were a mix of very contemporary and casual like Haley Reinhart and Ed Sheeran to classic wedding music and great Latin dancing music.  Their wedding day was upbeat, emotional, incredibly fun and even better than they ever expected!  You’re going to love seeing all the happy smiling faces in the great photos from Kevin Seifert Photography below.

Enjoy married life and best wishes to Renato & Lauren!

We loved reading this review from Lauren & Renato

“Having All around Raleigh DJ was one of the best decisions we made for our wedding. Eric Hodgden was our DJ and he did an amazing job. He was always willing to help and answer all of our questions we had during the planning of our wedding. He met with us a couple of times and followed up with emails fairly quickly. The day of the wedding, Eric did an incredible job by keeping everyone entertained with great music and announcements for our events in the reception. We couldn’t have been happier how our wedding turned out, thanks to the music provided by Eric. As some people said, our wedding was lit! We highly recommend booking All around Raleigh DJ for your wedding day! Thank you so much, Lauren and Renato”

Check out Lauren & Renato’s Wedding Vendor Team!

 

Venue: Brier Creek Country Club

Photographer:  Kevin Seifert Photography

Coordinator:  Shannon Donovan with Brier Creek CC

Florals: Watkins Flowers of Distinction

Caterer: Brier Creek Country Club

Cake: Confectionate Cakes

 

Photo Credit to Kevin Seifert Photography

Photo Credit to Kevin Seifert Photography

Photo Credit to Kevin Seifert Photography

Photo Credit to Kevin Seifert Photography

Photo Credit to Kevin Seifert Photography

Photo Credit to Kevin Seifert Photography

Photo Credit to Kevin Seifert Photography

Photo Credit to Kevin Seifert Photography

Photo Credit to Kevin Seifert Photography

Photo Credit to Kevin Seifert Photography

Photo Credit to Kevin Seifert Photography

Photo Credit to Kevin Seifert Photography

Photo Credit to Kevin Seifert Photography

Photo Credit to Kevin Seifert Photography

Photo Credit to Kevin Seifert Photography

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Photo Credit to Kevin Seifert Photography

Melrose Knitting Mill Wedding for Katy and Zach in Raleigh, NC

 

Photo credit to Melissa Desjardins Photography

Now, this was one amazing wedding!  Katy & Zach’s Mom contacting us about two months prior to the wedding because they were having troubles with the DJ they had contracted with originally.  Luckily, we had the date available and DJ Eric took charge and got to DJ for this amazing couple and all of their family and friends.  Melrose Knitting Mill is one of the area’s premier wedding venue.  Not only is it gorgeous but the amazing coordinators with Southern Oak Events really helped make the day smooth for us and fun for the clients.  Zach & Katy made it known from step one that ‘the party’ part of their wedding was incredibly important.  They wanted as much time on the dance floor as possible so we took care of all of the formalities early in the schedule so we could pack the dance floor for a few hours of nonstop dancing.  We were incredibly lucky to work with Melissa Desjardins Photography who was unbelievably fun and easy to work with and also provided us with her incredibly good photos.  In fact, she took so many great shots that we had to splurge and post much more than usual.  Make sure you check out her work below!  Our vintage mic looks great in any venue but it looked particularly great at Katy & Zach’s wedding.

Thank you and congratulations to the newlyweds!

Check out Katy & Zach’s Wedding Vendor Team!

 

Venue: Melrose Knitting Mill

Coordinator: Southern Oak Events

Caterer:  Mulino Italian Kitchen and Bar

Photographer:  Melissa Desjardins Photography

Photo Booth:  Raleigh Photo Booth Fun

Hair:  Eye Do Makeup and Hair

Florals: Brides and Bouquets

Makeup: Maritza Cosmetics

Transportation:  EcoStyle

Photo credit to Melissa Desjardins Photography

Photo credit to Melissa Desjardins Photography

Photo credit to Melissa Desjardins Photography

Photo credit to Melissa Desjardins Photography

Photo credit to Melissa Desjardins Photography

Photo credit to Melissa Desjardins Photography

Photo credit to Melissa Desjardins Photography

Photo credit to Melissa Desjardins Photography

Photo credit to Melissa Desjardins Photography

Photo credit to Melissa Desjardins Photography

Photo credit to Melissa Desjardins Photography



Melrose Knitting Mill Wedding All Around Raleigh DJ Katy and Zach

Photo credit to Melissa Desjardins Photography

Photo credit to Melissa Desjardins Photography

Photo credit to Melissa Desjardins Photography

Photo credit to Melissa Desjardins Photography

Photo credit to Melissa Desjardins Photography

Photo credit to Melissa Desjardins Photography

Photo credit to Melissa Desjardins Photography

Photo credit to Melissa Desjardins Photography

Photo credit to Melissa Desjardins Photography

Photo credit to Melissa Desjardins Photography

Photo credit to Melissa Desjardins Photography

The Barn of Chapel Hill Wedding for Sabrina & Rob

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Credit to Ally and Bobby Fine Art Photography

Wow, did we really get to be a part of this good looking couple’s gorgeous wedding?!  We got to work an amazing team of wedding vendors but most of our interactions were with Alexia and Dana from C&D Events. It cannot be overstated how nice it is to work with the professional team at C&D.  We already had a ton of experience coming out to The Barn of Chapel Hill but every time we show up we are stunned by the beauty of it and the dedication by the owners.

Sabrina & Rob chose to let us provide the audio and microphones for the very sweet and beautiful wedding ceremony on the patio at The Barn of Chapel Hill.  Then the cocktail hour was full of drinks and games and music on the back patio while the couple went out for their portraits with Ally and Bobby.

Just before the grand entrance, we opened up The Barn, brought everyone in and the rest is history as you’ll see in the photos below.

Thank you Rob & Sabrina for letting us be a part of your wedding day!

 

Check out Sabrina & Rob’s Wedding Vendor Team!

Venue: The Barn of Chapel Hill

Coordinator: C & D Events

Photographer:  Ally and Bobby (<—- they’re so good!)

Officiant:  Reverend Kayelily Middleton  

Caterer:  Rocky Top 

Linens: CE Rental

Wedding Cake:  Details Cake Design

Hair and Makeup:  Onloktion Makeup Artistry

Photo Booth:  ZimZoom Photo Booth

Transportation:  EcoStyle

The Barn of Chapel Hill Wedding DJ All Around Raleigh DJ

Credit to Ally and Bobby Fine Art Photography

The Barn of Chapel Hill Wedding DJ All Around Raleigh DJ

Credit to Ally and Bobby Fine Art Photography

The Barn of Chapel Hill Wedding DJ All Around Raleigh DJ

Credit to Ally and Bobby Fine Art Photography

The Barn of Chapel Hill Wedding DJ All Around Raleigh DJ

Credit to Ally and Bobby Fine Art Photography

The Barn of Chapel Hill Wedding DJ All Around Raleigh DJ

Credit to Ally and Bobby Fine Art Photography

The Barn of Chapel Hill Wedding DJ All Around Raleigh DJ

Credit to Ally and Bobby Fine Art Photography

The Barn of Chapel Hill Wedding DJ All Around Raleigh DJ

Credit to Ally and Bobby Fine Art Photography

The Barn of Chapel Hill Wedding DJ All Around Raleigh DJ

Credit to Ally and Bobby Fine Art Photography

The Barn of Chapel Hill Wedding DJ All Around Raleigh DJ

Credit to Ally and Bobby Fine Art Photography

The Barn of Chapel Hill Wedding DJ All Around Raleigh DJ

Credit to Ally and Bobby Fine Art Photography

The Barn of Chapel Hill Wedding DJ All Around Raleigh DJ

Credit to Ally and Bobby Fine Art Photography

The Barn of Chapel Hill Wedding DJ All Around Raleigh DJ

Credit to Ally and Bobby Fine Art Photography

The Barn of Chapel Hill Wedding DJ All Around Raleigh DJ

Credit to Ally and Bobby Fine Art Photography

The Barn of Chapel Hill Wedding DJ All Around Raleigh DJ

Credit to Ally and Bobby Fine Art Photography

The Barn of Chapel Hill Wedding DJ All Around Raleigh DJ

Credit to Ally and Bobby Fine Art Photography

The Barn of Chapel Hill Wedding DJ All Around Raleigh DJ

Credit to Ally and Bobby Fine Art Photography

The Barn of Chapel Hill Wedding DJ All Around Raleigh DJ

Credit to Ally and Bobby Fine Art Photography

The Barn of Chapel Hill Wedding DJ All Around Raleigh DJ

Credit to Ally and Bobby Fine Art Photography

The Barn of Chapel Hill Wedding DJ All Around Raleigh DJ

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Sitti Wedding in Raleigh, NC for Amy & Cody in the Jiddi Space and Courtyard

You know it is going to be an amazing wedding when the bride and groom choose a Johnny Cash song and a Jimmy Hendrix song for their wedding ceremony!  Cody & Amy were two of the most fun clients that we have ever worked with.  We got to meet with them several times and it helped to really get a good idea of their nontraditional (see: awesome) wedding ideas and favorite music. Amy & Cody chose. They chose to have their wedding ceremony and the reception at Sitti’s Jiddi Space and Courtyard and we provided audio for the ceremony as well with lapel microphones. The Jiddi Space and Courtyard at Sitti Restaurant is a hidden gem of a wedding venue.  It is located right in downtown raleigh and offers an outdoor courtyard as well as an indoor space just in case.   It turns out that ‘just in case’ was pretty important even though they had a tent covering the courtyard because the rain came down hard and fast about an hour before the wedding began but the amazing staff took care of everything so when the rain stopped ten minutes before the ceremony everything was in place to get everyone seating. Their photographer, Adam Chapin Photography, was amazing to work with and pulled off some beautiful photos of the bride and groom even with the downpour.

The wedding ceremony and reception were absolutely on point for Cody & Amy’s style and wedding vision!  It was fun, casual and a family-oriented celebration of them and their favorite people in the world. The dinner was amazing of course, the dancing was amazing and everyone had so much fun! Enjoy the photos below from Adam Chapin Photography.

Here is Amy & Cody’s review of All Around Raleigh DJ Company:

“Eric was one of the first people we hired for our wedding, and he really helped us go through the entire process. He saved us money on who to hire and who not to hire, recommended other vendors, and was a calm voice through the entire process. The day of the wedding he was amazing. He rolled with a couple of last second changes we made, and kept everyone dancing all night. He was great. You should hire him for your wedding.” – Cody & Amy 

Check out Amy & Cody’s Wedding Vendors!

Venue & Catering: Sitti Restaurant Jiddi Space and Courtyard

Photographer: Adam Chapin Photography

Wedding Florist: Floral Dimensions

Wedding Ceremony Officiant: Emily Gabrian

Tent Rental: DeeJay’s Event Rentals

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The Barn of Chapel Hill Wedding of Blair & Alex

Blair & Alex’s Amazing Vendor Team:

Planner: Vision Events

Venue: The Barn of Chapel Hill

Videographer: Morgan Scott Films

Photographer: Amy Allen Photography

Cupcakes/Cake: Sweet Traditions – Wake Forest, NC

Officiant: Ed Sansbury with Triangle Custom Ceremonies

Hair and Make Up: The Makeup Team of Raleigh, NC

Dress Boutique: Alexia’s Bridal Boutique

Ceremony Musicians: Trey Daniels

Florist: The Barn of Chapel Hill

Caterer: City BBQ

Photo by Amy Allen Photography Barn of Chapel Hill Wedding DJ All Around Raleigh DJ

Photo by Amy Allen Photography Barn of Chapel Hill Wedding DJ All Around Raleigh DJ

Photo by Amy Allen Photography Barn of Chapel Hill Wedding DJ All Around Raleigh DJ

Photo by Amy Allen Photography Barn of Chapel Hill Wedding DJ All Around Raleigh DJ

Photo by Amy Allen Photography Barn of Chapel Hill Wedding DJ All Around Raleigh DJ

Photo by Amy Allen Photography Barn of Chapel Hill Wedding DJ All Around Raleigh DJ

Photo by Amy Allen Photography Barn of Chapel Hill Wedding DJ All Around Raleigh DJ

Photo by Amy Allen Photography Barn of Chapel Hill Wedding DJ All Around Raleigh DJ

Photo by Amy Allen Photography Barn of Chapel Hill Wedding DJ All Around Raleigh DJ

Photo by Amy Allen Photography Barn of Chapel Hill Wedding DJ All Around Raleigh DJ

Photo by Amy Allen Photography Barn of Chapel Hill Wedding DJ All Around Raleigh DJ

Photo by Amy Allen Photography Barn of Chapel Hill Wedding DJ All Around Raleigh DJ

Photo by Amy Allen Photography Barn of Chapel Hill Wedding DJ All Around Raleigh DJ

Photo by Amy Allen Photography Barn of Chapel Hill Wedding DJ All Around Raleigh DJ

Photo by Amy Allen Photography Barn of Chapel Hill Wedding DJ All Around Raleigh DJ

Photo by Amy Allen Photography Barn of Chapel Hill Wedding DJ All Around Raleigh DJ

Photo by Amy Allen Photography Barn of Chapel Hill Wedding DJ All Around Raleigh DJ

Photo by Amy Allen Photography Barn of Chapel Hill Wedding DJ All Around Raleigh DJ



The Meadows at Firefly Farm Preserve Wedding for Dale & Jake

Dale & Jake by Kivus and Camera at The Meadows at Firefly Farm Preserve All Around Raleigh DJ

 

Like many of our clients, Dale & Jake live out of state so we planned everything electronically.  We have so much experience with this now that the process is pretty well refined and everything went off without a hitch!  Working with a wonderful planner like Amy at Knots ‘n Such always helps a ton too.  Dale & Jake chose The Meadows at Firefly Farm Preserve for their wedding venue. This venue is BRAND NEW and STUNNING.  This was only the second event their but you wouldn’t have guessed it because the whole amazing staff was prepared for everything and ready to help at a moment’s notice.  The rain may have been relentless and cold but these clients and their guests were so good-spirited, fun and ready to celebrate that it didn’t even matter. They had a wonderful ceremony inside the larger wedding space and then everyone came next door to The Green Room to dance and celebrate the second half of the night.  Check out the very impressive photos below from Kivus and Camera!

To start their reception, we brought the bridal party in to “Fire and the Flood” by Vance Joy.  Their guests were excited, loud and clearly ready to rock!  The amazing dinner by Fresh.Local.Good Food Group followed and then immediately after that we did the cake cutting and toasts. After toasts (really fun toasts btw!), we all watched as Dale & Jake had their first dance to “Ocean’s Away” by Arizona which was followed by “Stand by Me” by Ben E King for the Mother/Daughter Dance and the Mother/Son Dance to “She’s Always a Woman’ by Billy Joel.”  Now, we should say that all wedding parent dances are special but the song Jake chose for his Mom’s dance was a surprise to her and she cried on her son’s shoulder for the whole dance….we had to look away! At first Dale and Jake were going to give us playlists for dancing but after some thought, they decided that wanted to give us complete freedom to choose the music. We do appreciate the trust y’all!  Turns out that we got to throw this amazing couple one of the most amazing parties ever with a packed dance floor for two solid hours which was capped off with the very fun ‘Inspector Norse’ by Todd Terje. From Jake’s review on Google: “He helped take the reception from good, past memorable, and made it all the way to legendary occasion amongst our friends.”   Thank you to Dale & Jake for reminding us why we love our job so much!

Here are Dale & Jake’s reviews of our DJ service:

“”When “Africa” by Toto started playing during the reception, I knew we had found the right D.J. Every song was perfect and perfectly timed, and Eric listened to all requests and read the room really well. He talked to everyone and was a great emcee for the toasts. We loved working with Eric and would recommend him wholeheartedly to anyone else who’s looking for a wedding D.J.!” – Dale (Read this review online)

“”I got this.” These were the words Eric gave us in an email the night before our wedding. Let me tell you, he wasn’t kidding. He was absolutely phenomenal in every way. He wasn’t just a part of the wedding, but a boon to the wedding. He he helped take the reception from good, past memorable, and made it all the way to legendary occasion amongst our friends. If you need a DJ for any situation, All Around Raleigh DJ will be the best you’ll get.” – Jake (Read this review online)

 

Check out Dale & Jake’s Wedding Vendors!

Venue: The Meadows at Firefly Farm Preserve

Coordinator and Florist: Knots ‘n Such

Photographer: Kivus and Camera

Caterer: Fresh.Local.Good Food Group

Linens: CE Rental

Wedding Cake and Desserts: Cuisine Lucette

Hair and Makeup:  Parlor Blow Dry Bar

Transportation:  White Horse Private Transportation

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